[icecast] Icecast2 / Ogg / oddcastDSP / Winamp2 Constant Prebuffering

Jack Moffitt jack at xiph.org
Thu May 15 12:54:06 PDT 2003

> Noticing a strange issue, i'm not sure where this lies.  I'm using
> oddcastDSP to stream Ogg to icecast2, which seems to be working ok, but
> using winamp (v2) to stream from icecast, winamp is constantly
> prebuffering, displaying a length of 0:01.  Is this a known bug in either
> Winamp or icecast, or a configuration issue perhaps?  I have a feeling
> this is Winamp, but I was wondering if anyone knew for sure.

Sounds like you forgot to name your mountpoint ending in .ogg.  Winamp
assumes everythign is mp3 unless you give it a file extension.  It
ignores mimetypes.

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